California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Season Summaries

Information (including graphs, tables and text) contained in the following summaries may have been updated after the summary was originally produced. For additional information or requests please contact Ryan Bartling, CDFW Environmental Scientist at, or (707) 576-2877.

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Intertidal Herring Spawn San Francisco Bay, Photo Credit: Ryan Bartling


Humboldt Bay and Crescent City Fishery

Due to staffing levels and low fishing effort in Humboldt Bay, CDFW is not currently conducting Pacific herring research in this area.